Canadian History Dictionary St-cirque
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed at Laprairie, 232.
Prescott Richard 1725-1788 Born In England Entered The Army And
promoted major, 1756; lieutenant-colonel, 1762, and served in E...
Beaudoncourt Jacques De
(Bishop Laval era) On the brandy question, 39; his account
Index : Wolfe / Montcalm Era French Minister Glad To Get Rid Of Canada 11
Area 372,630 square miles. Vancouver Island became a
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
Isbister Alexander K
(1820-1883). Born in the territories of the
Hudson's Bay Compa...
Index : General Brock Era Appointed Brigadier 123 Arrival Of At Quebec 134
Plan Of Fort George
Upper Canada, showing the Works of Defence
ordered to be const...
Juan De Fuca Strait
Between Vancouver Island and United States
mainland. =Index=: ...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Priest at Miscou, 234.
Bib : Lucas Canadian War Of 1812
Dease Peter Warren
(Sir James Douglas era) In charge of New Caledonia for Hudson's...
(Wilmot era) Founded by Joseph Lancaster, 86; the system
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Chief factor, Hudson's Bay ...
(Sir James Douglas era) History of, 284-289.
Cameron Malcolm 1808-1876 Elected To Assembly Of Upper Canada For
Lanark, 1836. A persistent opponent of the Family Compact. Appo...
(Lord Elgin era) Provided for by law in 1874, existed some
Middleton Sir Frederick Dobson 1825-1898 Born In Belfast Ireland
Educated at Sandhurst, and entered the army, 1842. Served in In...
On Stikine River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).